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Image from Force of Nature, a documentary about improvising dance artist Kirstie Simson, filmed and directed by Katrina McPherson and produced by Goat Media.

Force of Nature
Curated by duende, the Dr. R.J. Wallner DanceVisions Residency Resident Artist



We are acting with an abundance of caution to prevent spreading COVID-19 and have decided to postpone this event. A screening of the film will be rescheduled at a later date this spring. Apologies for any inconvenience this may caused.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

5:00 PM

Film Screening of Force of Nature

Cost: FREE / Reservations Appreciated

Force of Nature  is a documentary featuring the renowned improvising dance artist Kirstie Simson. Over five years, Katrina McPherson filmed Kirstie Simson performing and teaching across Europe, culminating in a one-off performance with Michael Schumacher, Kenzo Kusuda and Dai Jian in July 2010. Force of Nature combines specially filmed performance, documentary footage and in-depth interviews with Kirstie, in which she talks about her life-long practice, and her passionate belief in the power of dance to bring people together and transform lives.

Kirstie Simson has been a continuous explosion in the contemporary dance scene, bringing audiences into contact with the vitality of pure creation in moment after moment of virtuoso improvisation. She is an award-winning dancer and teacher who has "immeasurably enriched and expanded the boundaries of New Dance". according to Time Out Magazine, London.

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The Dr. R.J. Wallner DanceVisions Residency was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page:­residency

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